Loic Remy will resist singing for Newcastle full-time in January and wait to see what happens in the summer when bigger clubs than Newcastle are likely to come after the QPR striker, who is on a season long loan deal at Newcastle, and has been in top form for the Magpies and scored 7 Premier league goals so far this season.
Loic Remy – “get in there I just scored” (in French)
Ruel Fox was at Newcastle in Kevin Keegan’s reign from February of 1994 through October of the next year and in that time the midfielder played 58 times for Newcastle with 12 goals.
And Ruel has been interviewed in the local papers today, and he has talked about Loic Remy, and he thinks that Loic will only get better at Newcastle:
“Loic Remy will be a sought after striker in the summer. There’s no doubt about that. A lot of clubs looked at him when he did eventually go to QPR. There was a little bit of negativity because he went to QPR.”
“Now he’s at a club where other colleagues from the same country help you settle in.” “You look at all the French players in the team and it is hard to recognize an English player, let alone a local player.”
“Newcastle have always been strong for their local players.” “When there’s a language barrier it can be hard.”
Newcastle have Steven Taylor, Paul Dummett, Mike Williamson and the Ameobi brothers who are English, and hopefully in the next couple of transfer windows, we’ll see more British-based players coming through the door.
But it doesn’t seem that we will be in the driver’s seat to sign Loic Remy either in January or in the summer, and that’s a pity, but it does seem to be indicative of our lack of success since Bobby Robson left the club in August of 2004, and apart form a 5th place finish in 2012 and a 7th placed finish in 2006, we’ve basically been in the bottom half of the table.
That’s just not good enough for a team like Newcastle United.
What do you think?
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